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Devizes Top Lock No 50 Harlequin
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Quote of the day No 105

Saturday 5 September 2015

And so I entered the services of the Conservators of the River Thames. In many respects I was to find the Conservancy to have much in common with such organisations as the Great Western Railway, in others it had more than a whiff of old-fashioned local government, but above all it had style and panache. Behind the easy-going, calm facade there was a solid, competent, professionalism along with an absolute respect for the status quo. The navigation staff, to which I now belonged, demonstrated this to a high degree. Every lock keeper was not only a person of standing and consequence in his local community, but without exception all the ones I worked with were men of character and integrity.

David Blagrove - The Quiet Waters By

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